Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 125 70
Rank change year-on-year +30 -55 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 128 100 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.95% 2.24% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 2.31% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 106 83 243
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,800 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £49,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.12% -4.44% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4203 4325 5217
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.97% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3577 3621 4282
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,996
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield - 20 £57,500 - 2
Stevenage +3 16 £45,000 -10.00%
Hemel Hempstead +9 15 £30,000 -45.45% 2
Borehamwood -15 14 £45,000 +12.50%
Watford +1 12 £38,750 -13.89% 1
St Albans -5 12 £55,000 +37.50%
Tring +2 8 £32,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -7 7 £42,500 -
Kings Langley - 4 £37,500 -
Letchworth +5 3 £42,500 -2.30%
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 126 (98.44%) Software Engineering
2 62 (48.44%) C++
3 56 (43.75%) Degree
4 47 (36.72%) C#
5 42 (32.81%) C
6 38 (29.69%) Computer Science
7 34 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 29 (22.66%) Java
9 29 (22.66%) Python
10 27 (21.09%) Mathematics
11 26 (20.31%) Visual Studio
12 24 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (17.97%) OO
14 22 (17.19%) .NET
14 22 (17.19%) AngularJS
15 20 (15.63%) CSS
15 20 (15.63%) Windows
15 20 (15.63%) Telecoms
16 19 (14.84%) Electronics
16 19 (14.84%) Linux
17 18 (14.06%) Signal Processing
18 17 (13.28%) LabVIEW
18 17 (13.28%) Acoustics
19 16 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
19 16 (12.50%) HTML
19 16 (12.50%) PhD
19 16 (12.50%) Git (software)
20 15 (11.72%) Microsoft
20 15 (11.72%) SQL

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.34%) CMS
1 3 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.56%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.78%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) JBoss
3 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Simulink
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.78%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.47%) LabWindows
2 2 (1.56%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.78%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.13%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.56%) GitHub
5 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.59%) Wireless
2 9 (7.03%) 802.11
2 9 (7.03%) RFID
2 9 (7.03%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (7.03%) Wireless Security
3 2 (1.56%) 4G
3 2 (1.56%) 5G
3 2 (1.56%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.56%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.56%) LTE
3 2 (1.56%) VSAT
4 1 (0.78%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (5.47%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (4.69%) DataStax
2 6 (4.69%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.69%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.13%) Redis
4 3 (2.34%) DB2
5 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.78%) MySQL
6 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (20.31%) Visual Studio
2 17 (13.28%) LabVIEW
3 16 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 13 (10.16%) Subversion
5 9 (7.03%) Maven
5 9 (7.03%) NUnit
6 7 (5.47%) Moq
6 7 (5.47%) SpecFlow
7 6 (4.69%) JIRA
8 5 (3.91%) Ant
8 5 (3.91%) GCC
8 5 (3.91%) Gradle
9 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.34%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.34%) jMock
11 2 (1.56%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.78%) JUnit
12 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 20 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 19 (14.84%) Electronics
3 10 (7.81%) Aerospace
4 7 (5.47%) Publishing
5 6 (4.69%) Finance
6 3 (2.34%) Automotive
6 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.56%) Military
8 1 (0.78%) Games
8 1 (0.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.19%) .NET
1 22 (17.19%) AngularJS
2 20 (15.63%) CSS
3 16 (12.50%) HTML
4 13 (10.16%) ASP.NET
5 12 (9.38%) React
6 10 (7.81%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (7.03%) 802.1X
7 9 (7.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (5.47%) jQuery
8 7 (5.47%) Node.js
8 7 (5.47%) RESTful
9 6 (4.69%) Spring
10 5 (3.91%) DirectX
10 5 (3.91%) OpenGL
11 4 (3.13%) CSS3
11 4 (3.13%) Flask
11 4 (3.13%) HTML5
11 4 (3.13%) Web Services
12 3 (2.34%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.69%) Computer Science
2 24 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (13.28%) Acoustics
4 11 (8.59%) Algorithms
5 8 (6.25%) Robotics
6 6 (4.69%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.91%) Fintech
8 4 (3.13%) Data Structures
8 4 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (2.34%) SCADA
10 2 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.56%) iPad
11 1 (0.78%) Contactless
11 1 (0.78%) EMV
11 1 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.78%) Machine to Machine
11 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.78%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.63%) Windows
2 19 (14.84%) Linux
3 14 (10.94%) Unix
4 10 (7.81%) Apple iOS
5 8 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 8 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 7 (5.47%) Android
7 2 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.56%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.78%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (98.44%) Software Engineering
2 34 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (21.09%) Mathematics
4 23 (17.97%) OO
5 18 (14.06%) Signal Processing
6 15 (11.72%) TDD
7 14 (10.94%) Multithreading
8 12 (9.38%) OOD
9 11 (8.59%) Open Source
10 10 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (7.81%) Scrum
10 10 (7.81%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.03%) DevOps
11 9 (7.03%) MVC
11 9 (7.03%) Network Design
12 8 (6.25%) Configuration Management
12 8 (6.25%) SDLC
12 8 (6.25%) Test Strategy
12 8 (6.25%) UML
13 7 (5.47%) Procedural Programming
Programming Languages
1 62 (48.44%) C++
2 47 (36.72%) C#
3 42 (32.81%) C
4 32 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 29 (22.66%) Java
5 29 (22.66%) Python
6 15 (11.72%) SQL
7 10 (7.81%) Go
8 5 (3.91%) GLSL
9 4 (3.13%) Ada
9 4 (3.13%) Clojure
9 4 (3.13%) Embedded C
9 4 (3.13%) Embedded C++
9 4 (3.13%) F#
9 4 (3.13%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.13%) Rust
10 3 (2.34%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.56%) Scala
11 2 (1.56%) VB
12 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (43.75%) Degree
2 16 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 16 (12.50%) PhD
3 9 (7.03%) CWNA
4 6 (4.69%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.91%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.34%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.81%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) Def Stans
2 2 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.56%) MISRA
3 1 (0.78%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.78%) ECSS
3 1 (0.78%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.78%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) Firmware
2 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) Grafana
1 6 (4.69%) Kubernetes
1 6 (4.69%) OpenNMS
1 6 (4.69%) Prometheus
2 5 (3.91%) Ansible
3 4 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.13%) Puppet
4 1 (0.78%) Consul
4 1 (0.78%) Graphite
4 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.69%) New Relic
3 5 (3.91%) Oracle
4 3 (2.34%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.56%) Google
5 2 (1.56%) IBM
5 2 (1.56%) Intel
6 1 (0.78%) Apple
6 1 (0.78%) Dell
6 1 (0.78%) Sage
6 1 (0.78%) SonicWALL
6 1 (0.78%) Symantec